Roberta Smith

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Birthday
10, 1948
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
10, 1948 (age 71)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Art critic and academic lecturer most famous for her work with The New York Times, for which she became the co-chief art critic in 2011. She is the recipient of numerous prestigious prizes, including the Frank Jewett Mather Award for Art Criticism. 

Before Fame

She grew up in Lawrence, Kansas and attended Grinnell College in Iowa. She returned to her birthplace of New York City in the early 70s.

Trivia

She is the first female to hold the position of co-chief art critic for The New York Times. 

Family Life

She married fellow art critic Jerry Saltz in 1992.

Associated With

She became friendly with sculptor Donald Judd during her college days.